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MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
i wish didn't have to say. having worked in the united states senate myself, i hate to have to tell you, i really have to tell you that today was a day of shame in the senate and a day of personal betrayal. and i'll tell you why in tonight's rewrite. capella university understands rough economic times have led to an increase in clinical depression. drug and alcohol abuse is up. and those dealing with grief don't have access to the professional help they need. when you see these issues, do you want to walk away or step up? with a degree in the field of counseling or psychology from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to make a difference in the lives of others. let's get started at capella.edu when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> f
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 7:00pm PST
in the united states senate myself, i hate to have to tell you, i really have to tell you that today was a day of shame in the senate and a day of personal betrayal. and i'll tell you why in tonight's rewrite. [ loud party sounds ] hi, i'm ensure clear... clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've got nine grams of protein. that's three times more than me! [ female announcer ] ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. but they have to use special care in keeping the denture clean. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident is designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stain
MSNBC
Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
and president obama then picks john kerry instead, guess what happens in the united states senate? massachusetts suddenly has an open u.s. senate seat as well as a certain republican senator from that state who is basically just sitting around doing nothing since he just lost his re-election effort. i know this sounds crazy. i'm fully aware of that fact. that's kind of part of the point. honestly, it is getting harder and harder to find a rational explanation forle all of this republican hand ringing. it has been been going on. there are legitimate questions to ask about what happened during that attack on our consulate in libya. those questions deserve answers. they are being investigated. there also may be legitimate questions to ask about susan rice as a potential secretary of state. that's not what's going on. there is this add dimension to what's going on right now that is really strange. >> i just believe that she has actually disqualified herself to be secretary of state. if the president wants an easy confirmation hearing and an easy confirmation process, what he would do is nominate joh
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 1:00am PST
right got loose in the united states senate. it seems to have freaked out even some of the republican party. and that story is next. >>> we will rise. >> today's protest took place this morning. the american public transit association is holding their annual convention. >> i don't care if you're in a wheelchair. you don't run into me. >> they were seeking a man day-to-day for all cities with a public transit system to install wheelchair access. the association opposes this plan. >> they insisted on taking the train or the bus even when the law said they had no such right. except for their bravery that led them to take that stand, they were just regular people. jack warren, who was hauled by police off a city bus on may 19th, 1986. he was hauled off that bus and arrested for the crime of insisting that he should be allowed to ride with everybody else. even though he had a disability and even though he had mobility issues. he was part of a group called "adapt." they were founded in denver in 1983. they are active in cities across the u.s. back then and still now in some cities this foot
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 8:00pm EST
for -- the interest of the united states. he fought for it in the senate. he fought for it afterwards. he did so with the same push and shove as his political hero, theodore roosevelt. he spent the last three years of his life trying to rescue the united states from the threats emanating from a divided middle east, from the country's negligence about national security, and from the self- destructive synergy of chronic deficits and delusional economics. that is a sketch of a great patriot and a great friend, too. i will yield to others who are going to fill in that the sketch, beginning with warren's close friend, the majority leader of the united states senate, senator reid. [applause] >> we just made a deal. [laughter] the vice president and i were going to meet in the morning, but we will be in session tomorrow having votes. i also apologize. we have a bill that warren rudman was well aware of. the defense authorization bill is on the floor. i may have to excuse myself and go back and leave and try to work that out. we have given john mccain a little bit of time off from the floor tonight. i w
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 3:00pm PST
that senate run. and to watch her now get on the banking committee, walk into the united states senate. she's a fighter for the middle class. she's proven herself, she set up the consumer protection bureau. she's going to bring what is exactly needed in the united states senate to bring this country forward and i couldn't be happier about what she's going to bring to the united states senate. >> now, ryan, the banking industry, one reaction from richard hunt, consumer banking association, president and ceo, he says i welcome her to be inside the tent rather than outside the tent, throwing bombs. what kind of sulbtle message is that? >> well, they think they're going to be able to co-op her. i think the best chance to stymie her is she's outnumbered. you have enough bank-friendly republicans to block her. she could have a lot of pow other this committee. she can grill regulators when she come in and they know that. every day a regulator goes to work and they're writing rules and enforcing them, they know a couple months from now, i could be on youtube making a fool -- >> being confronted by
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
. the reason john mccain was saying that publicly this week is because this week the united states senate had been considering a treaty modelled on the act to persuade other countries to do what we have done. to treat our law like the gold standard for all countries, to which all countries should aspire. it's kind of flattering. our civil rights advance, one that was hard fought, but one. so far this treaty has been signed by 154 countries including the u.s. it's been ratified by 126 nations, not including the u.s. president obama, in other words, signed it a couple years ago, but it's not been ratified by the united states senate. to be clear, this treaty would not require anything from us at all. we already have disability rights. it just pushes other countries to do what we have done e. we would commit on an international level to what we already believe in here. ratifying that treaty would help us lead the rest of the world to catch up to that historic leap that we took as a country when president bush signed that legislation. with the exception of a black helicopter conspiracy theory on
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
. but today the far right got loose in the united states senate. it seems to have freaked out even some of the republican party. and that story is next. a hybrid? most are just no fun to drive. now, here's one that will make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max says wheeee. which is what you get, don't you see? cause c-max has lots more horsepower than prius v, a hybrid that c-max also bests in mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. you'll also care about our new offer. you get access to nurses who can help with your questions. and your loved one can get exelon patch free for 30 days. if the doctor feels it's right for them. it cannot change how the disease progresses. hospitalization and rarely death have been reported in patients who wore more than one patch at a time. the most common side effects of exelon patch are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. the likelihood and severity of these side effects may increase as the dose increases. patients may experience loss of appetite or weight. patients who weigh less than 110 pounds m
SFGTV2
Nov 28, 2012 4:00am PST
] and former mayor frank jordan. we want to acknowledge the husband of united states senator and former mayor dianne feinstein, mr. richard bloom. the wife of former mayor gina mos coney and the wife of former mayor joe alliteo, catherine. the sister of former mayor george christopher. the board board and the rest of the city family who has made this event possible. we are also honored to be joined by several giants dignitaries. president and ceo larry baer and his wife sam. [cheers and applause] . giants vice president and general manager brian saibian and his wife amanda. [cheers and applause] the wife of the skipper mrs. kim bochy. and let us now welcome distinguished members of the giants ownership group, charles johnson, david jenkins, trina and rob veen, tory and steven humphrey and allen baer. and we also joined by past giants owners. please welcome the family jamie and kim rupert and peter stoneum. also here with us today bob and connie laurie. peter and debbie mc clawlin. bill and sally newco. and now let's give it up for your giants training staff. david, mark and carl, an
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
the advice and consent of the senate, no change could possibly impact the united states. mr. inhofe: but i would also say that the bureaucrats who would be running the program would have points of clarification, where it is otherwise vague. and i think that could happen. and the point i'm making here is, we don't really need to do that when we have our own here. i understand that there is a difference of opinion on this and there is a lot of emotions. i saw this thi this morning's "l call" magazine, all the people lined up with the distinguished senator from massachusetts. and it doesn't say anything in the article, but it certainly attacks the emotions or atracts the emotions of individuals. so, yes, i am not satisfied that they would be not interfere with -- through their clarification -- and through their clarification could change the intent. even if they don't, we have taken care of our problem here. mr. kerry: but, mr. president, it is important in this kind of debate as we make a judgment as senators that we base our judgment on facts and on the reality. the senator has suggested th
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am EST
to existing united states law, and the issue is as bipartisan as they come. here's what one senator said about the treaty, and this is a quote. protecting the rights of persons with disabilities, any person is not a political issue. it is a human issue you regardless of where in the world a disabled person descrierves to live a normal, independent life, where basic rights and accessibilities are available. disability rights and protections have always been a bipartisan issue and ratifying this issue should be no different." madam president, this wasn't some ultra liberal speaking. it was senator john mccain, a disabled veteran, a hero from the vietnam conflict, who broke with extremists and tea partiers and voted to ratify the treaty. the convention also has the strong support from a number of other leading republicans, including george h.w. bush, the first president bush, who by the way of course was a world war ii veteran, did heroic things during that war. and it also has the support of former senate majority leader bob dole, certainly a patriot. senator dole, a disabled veteran from world
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
. it was 22 years ago when a historic event took place on the fourth united states senate which changed the united states of america. 20 years ago we passed the americans with disabilities act and reset a disability should not disqualify you for them at you in terms of their opportunity as an american. for some people said this is obvious. everyone knows. it was also obvious was discrimination taking place all across this great land. we remove that barrier to discrimination and in passing the americans with disabilities act can we step forward at the nation. with their fear and concern? i can recall going to greene county in rural illinois and marketing to carrollton and the city hall and they said, does this mean we have to build a new restroom for the disabled quakes the answer was yes and curb cuts and other changes that seem so superficial to many, but bitterly whether or not a disabled person can be part of america. what we did 22 years ago was really novel because if you look at the course of american history, i think we have distinguished ourselves in successive generations by ex
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 1:00am PST
of those negotiation, the united states senate voted today by a big margin, 62-33, that we would please like to leave afghanistan sooner than the end of 2014. faster. which you will now need to work out with the president of the united states and the pentagon and the afghans and all the nato allies sprinting for the exits there. that's what's on your plate. that's today. do you want this job of sorting this all out? again, that's today's agenda. that's a thursday in american diplomacy. do you want the job of making all those things right? i do not know you, but i know enough about you to guess that you do not want the job of making all of those things right. >> we cannot view any of these challenges or changes in a vacuum. they are all connected, and our strategy needs to account for the intersections and relationships. so the united states really does need to bring an unprecedented level of strategic sophistication to these problems rather than just chasing after the crisis of the moment. american policymakers need to play chess, not checkers. >> being in charge of diplomacy for the un
Current
Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
her join the ranks of the united states senate and get rid of scott brown. 1-866-55-press. >> eliot: message to speaker boehner the debt ceiling is a fiscal responsibility, not a bargaining chip. that's ahead on my view. be sure to join jennifer granholm in the war room as she welcomes charlie pierce on the implication that the susan rice saga my have on the united states senate. for now we have more "viewpoint" coming right up. tune into my next show and i'll put in a good word for you with my guest, fran dresher, on say anything! >> eliot: hidden among all this talk of the fiscal cliff-austerity bomb being covered in horrendous and tedious detail by every cable station is a potentially more dangerous accounting deadline. the debt ceiling. and yes this is deja vu all over again. but i have a solution for president obama this time around. mr. president, turn the tables on him speaker boehner that is. we all recall the trap that the white house fell into last year, letting negotiations over the potential government shutdown be concluded only to be held hostage again when th
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
tremendous support. there's no reason in the world why we can't pass this treaty in the united states senate tomorrow. if this did not have the word united nations in it would it -- >> chuck, i worked at the united nations and i know it's far from perfect. >> you see the name and it makes some folks -- >> well, it's foolish. i think you have to look at the substance of what this treaty provides, match it with what our commitment is and the americans with disability act. >> nice to see you. thank you both for being on. how much is wall street paying attention to the fiscal cliff nonsense this week. the market rundown is next. hillary clinton issues a new issue to syria not to use chemical weapons. are they worried about something? >>> and rocking the white house, why the president is mixing it up with led zeppelin. first today's trivia question, how many sitting senators have served continuously since they were first elected? with the spark cash card from capital one, olaf gets great rewards for his small business! pizza! [ garth ] olaf's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, e
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 9:00am EST
. but it was distinctive that -- that was distinctive robert dole. he was such a force here in the united states senate, and to think that he did it all after having been really blown up in a war. the united states has been a leader in expanding disability rights across the globe and u.s. law has been the gold standard for the rest of the world. but the united states must continue to lead by example. we must dozen more to protect american citizens traveling and work abroad. a treaty ratified by 125 nations would advance those goals. this convention would give us an opportunity to strengthen our leadership on disability rights around the world, and it's another step toward ensuring all people with a disability in any country are treated with dignity and given the right to achieve to their full potential. ratification of this treaty won't cost the united states taxpayer a single dime. it won't require any changes in our existing law. it has the support of veterans groups and disabilities groups from around the country. it has the strong back of a bipartisan group of senators and leading republicans such
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm EST
helicopter -- we have a great deal of pride in the support that the united states senate has given today to our national defense and the production of such great products, as we do in connecticut. i'm going to ask now unanimous consent that the agriculture, nutrition, and forestry committee be discharged from further consideration of s. 1947 and that the senate proceed to its consideration. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: s. 1947, a bill to prohibit attendance of animal-fighting venture and for other purposes. the presiding officer: without objection, the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. blumenthal: i ask, mr. president, unanimous consent that the blumenthal amendment, which is at the desk, be agreed to and that the bill, as amended, be read a third time. the presiding officer: without objection. the clerk will read the bill for the thiermd. the clerk: s. 1947, a bill to prohibit attendance of an animal-fighting venture and for other purposes. mr. blumenthal: mr. president, i would like to take just a very brief moment. i recognize the hour is late -- to t
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 12:00pm EST
in the united states senate. over the years, bailey has been a friend to my entire family, a trusted confidante, a reliable sounding board for my legislative district and statewide agendas. for more than three decades, i have been truly fortunate to have her at my side providing knowledgeable advice and a commonsense approach to many issues that face members of the house and senate. bailey is a people person, who understands how to work in washington affects the everyday lives of marylanders, and she regularly reminds my staff and me of that fact. bailey's knowledge of baltimore and maryland is unparalleled. she grew up in northern virginia but settled in baltimore in 1970 where she worked first for the housing commissioner and later for the late mayor william donald chafer. during her years handling projects for the mayor, bailey developed a deep love for baltimore city and a true understanding how baltimore works. bailey became a creative genius at promoting and highlighting the many achievements of the city under mayor schaefer. before mayor schaefer left city hall, he nominated bailey to se
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
and have almost paralyzed the united states senate. the talking filibuster like you saw in that famous jimmy stewart scene may be making a comeback. no more just hiding and having dual tracks but forcing the filibuster to go out there and filibust. democrats are pushing for the change. republicans led by, you won't be surprised like this, mitch mcconnell says it will only make the gridlock worse. senator jeff merkley of oregon supports a rule enforcing a talking filibuster. jonathan weisman is a congressional correspondent for "the new york times." senator, thank you so much for joining us tonight. i never met you, but this is quite a cause. how does it look? can you get this done on the first day of business in january? >> well, i think it has a very good possibility. senators are so frustrated with the current state of affairs that they're recognizing that there is no longer a choice, if you will, between just getting along or reforming. we're going to have to reform the rules in order to have the senate have any chance of addressing the big issues america faces. >> as you look at it
Current
Nov 30, 2012 3:00am PST
in the house. we have new progressive democrats coming in from the united states senate. the new team is pretty darn good. >> and good people coming back. we're joined by liz warren, and the tammy baldwin. >> yes, it's great. >> very exciting. the last time we talked was by phone but you were out on the campaign trail in iowa, i remember. the win--we talked about this earlyier senator--president obama's popularity win grows every day. 51%. romney 47%. he won eight out of nine battleground states, and the majority votes. he has the wind at his back. >> i'm sure. any way you look at it the american people spoke loudly and clearly. they much prefer the policies of obama and what the democrats are representing. i think cloudy and clearly said, the present tax system is not fair, it's not right, we need to raise revenues on those who can afford it. that was the clear message. >> that was the central issue in this campaign. >> no doubt about it. that's what obama was debating. he said above 250 he stuck with that. the republicans said no, and that was a clear and defining statement in this campaign.
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm PST
in the the united states senate. >> senator john mccain was blaming rand paul of kentucky for holding up amendments on the defense authorization bill. in the process, mccain gave credence to filibuster reform. his comments step all over mitch mcconnell's claim. it's not an effort to marginalize the minority party. with 386 filibusters from republicans, these rule changes are simply a way to make the senate work again. that's what you pay them for. let's turn now to senator debbie stabenow of michigan. there's been a lot of conversation in the liberal community in this country about this. and democrats seem to be chomping at the bit. is this going to happen? are we going to see change? >> yes, i believe that we are going to see change. we have the support to make the changes and i think it's clear the public wants us to get something done. of course, we're going to work across a shouldn't be able to hold up the department of defense bill or in the case of my bringing jobs home act, which is so important for shipping jobs overseas, we had 57 votes but we couldn't get 60 to stop a filibuster and they
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
was it? five days after september 11th. >> greta: i realize you're leaving the united states senate, won't be voting on the next secretary of state, but i'm curious today secretary rice was -- ambassador rice was here, and spoke to three senators, and also senator lieberman. all done behind closed doors. your thoughts on this? >> obviously she has to tell her story publicly. she has to tell why, as intelligent as she is, prominent position as u.n. ambassador, having full access to national intelligence, it wasn't hidden from her, she nevertheless went out and made the statement she did. she now acknowledges it was wrong. surely she had some inkling shwasn't what happened. surely she read the intelligence information before she went out and spoke to the american people. apparently now we're getting stories about what that intelligence contained at the time. lot thing that confuses me, you've now had three different conflicting stories as to who did what when within the administration, intelligence community, secretary of state's office, the white house. obviously we need to get to the bot
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 10:00am EST
illness with clarity. senator conrad and crapo wanted to strike the word lunatic from the united states code. i thank them for their effort and i encourage my colleagues to join me in supporting this bill to modernize or codified law to reflect the 21st century understanding of mental illness. and i reserve the balance of my time. . the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from virginia. mr. scott: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from virginia is recognized. mr. scott: this bill eliminates outdated references in the u.s. code that stigmatize individuals with mental illness. this legislation easily passed the senate with strong bipartisan support. the bill eliminates the word lunatic from the -- several sections of the united states code in order for our code to reflect meanings which are much more appropriate and up to date in the 21st century. in the past members of congress on both sides of the aisle have worked together similar terms in the code that negatively describe individuals and mental health issues. for e
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 7:00pm EST
it at the gaining of this. the united states senators said that entitlements are off the table. they are the problem. they just said the solution is off the table. let's raise taxes. we know that if you raise taxes on the rich, ate days? >> yes, i do. it is interesting to me. lindsey graham peter king. they are all friends of ours. they are walk ago way from the pledge. i don't see what this hysteria. i can't pick up a newspaper and not see anybody blamie inine ii. this is ignoring any issues. i don't understand how the media plays this game. we made a commitment to the base that elected us. we said to the voters we will keep taxes low and not increase taxes. how dare anyone else keep us to the promises that got us ele elected. that the moment these people are are primed. they are going to be reaganites. the moment that they are challenged. >> i can tell you this. not one drop of revenue should be put on the table until we have massive across the board spending reductions and entitlement reform. that is what is missing. the gop should stand up and say not one drop of revenue until you show me good f
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 2:30am PST
their new status to go after israel. >>> the united states senate is ready to consider broad new economic sanctions against iran. and they are aimed at choking off that country's energy and shipping sectors that are believed to keep its nuclear program afloat. yesterday the u.s. gave tehran a march deadline to begin cooperating with a u.n. nuclear investigation. the agency's been trying unsuccessfully for the past year to determine if iran is developing a nuclear weapon. >>> at the newseum in washington last night, hillary clinton offered a hint of optimism that diplomacy was still a possibility. >> we continue to believe that there is still a window of opportunity to reach some kind of resolution over iran's nuclear program. now, i'm not, you know, a wild-eye ed optimist about it, t i think it's imperative that we do everything we can unilaterally, bilaterally, multilaterally to test that proposition. >> the u.s. energy department figures show that iran's oil exports last month were down 1 million barrels a day. compared to the same time last year. >>> a scathing new report out in the uk
SFGTV2
Nov 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
of discussion, senator franken and others have introduced bills in the united states senate to address precisely the questions that you are asking, governor, and we have supported them and we continue to look forward -- as a prosecutor i always want more tools. you know, i see a problem out there and i want to have the tools to fix it. we passed a hate crimes law in 2009 that enables us to work with local law enforcement in much more effective ways to combat hate crimes including but not limited to lgbt motivated violence. so we'd love to have more tools. but, you know, with the tools that we currently have, we're doing as much as we can and i think ruslyn's point about the uptick in the number of complaints we're both receiving, i'm not sure that necessarily reflects, as ruslyn correctly pointed out, that there's an uptick in violence. the doctrine of futility often resulted in less complaints being seen. i think there's a commitment in the federal level to doing our level best on these issues. >> tom, you talk about tools. ruslyn, what kind of tools, part of this is raising awareness, look
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm EST
of your own, harkin, the united states senator from the great state of iowa said it's better to go off the fiscal cliff than not to have a rise in tax rates, and he said, quooe, "no deal is better than a bad deal," and a bad deal for him is not letting tax rates go up. what do you think of that? he's one of your own. >> well, unfortunately, we've got too much partisanship in washington, d.c.. the american people want the leaders, both the president and the congress to come together, make the tough decisions. it's going to take both. it's going to take the revenue, but it's also going to take fundamental reform of spending. you cannot spend a billion dollars more than you take in every year or there's fiscal ruin, and with the amount of baby boomers retiring over the next several years, they are going to have to deal with things like medicare, medicaid, and social security if we're going to resolve this thing for the long term, and, frankly, iowa farmers and small businesses will be hit with huge increases in capital gains and death taxes, a real damaging blow to our state, which is doi
MSNBC
Nov 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
the election. we believe his team is entitled to the courtesy of the united states senate. there should be a processed and she should be judged on her record. >> senator ben cardin, thank you for your time tonight. >> thank you. >>> meet the go perform, same as the grand old boys in the back. didn't they learn anything from the election? >>> plus, it's great to see the first lady in the holiday spirit. but not so great to see the annual freakout in the right wing media. that's coming up here next on "politicsnation." why? because i'm gonna make the call to switch to a new medicare prescription drug plan. [ male announcer ] if you're looking to say hello to savings... hello to value... hello to a part d plan that's there for you, choose an aarp medicarerx plan from unitedhealthcare. open enrollment ends december 7th. so call now. ask about the lowest part d premium in the u.s., plus the new preferred pharmacy network, where you can get copays for as low as $1. prescriptions for a buck? a buck won't even get you a cup of coffee these days. [ male announcer ] unitedhealthcare is here for y
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
but the united states, israel and others are not celebrating. we will get the details ahead. the senate is working to change the law. the law that lets cops and the feds read our e-mails. they can just read them if the messages are more than six months old. a change coming that could affect all privacy. i am still on air today because my staff didn't win the record $588 million powerball jackpot. the deal was, if they won, obviously they were thought coming to work and the stage manager was going to anchor and i was going to hang out on their boat. but, no, there are two winners, obviously we hate them. we will talk about them unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." >> first from fox at 3:00, the united nations general assembly hold a historic vote any moment on recognizing an independent palestinian state. it is expected to pass overwhelmingly despite opposition from the united states and israel which are in a vast majority of the u.n.'s 193 members. this measure would "reaffirm the right of the palestinian people to self determination and to independence in their
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm EST
achievements in this esteemed body of the united states senate. he was also -- he also left in new hampshire's a proud legacy at the attorney general office before he served at the senate. i had the privilege of serving as the attorney general of new hampshire. in my view and the views of many others, warren rudman was the finest attorney general to serve in the history of the state of new hampshire because he enhance the stature of the office and he raised the level of professionalism of the attorney general post office. -- 's office. everyone who thereafter serbs as buyers -- serves as five years to serve like he served. he had new hampshire in his blood. he was straightforward and determined and he used his talents in the u.s. senate to pass important legislation, including the grand rudman deficit law. those issues remain important today. he did not aspire to be a politician. he did not have to like one. he cared deeply. we know he cared deeply about our country and devoted himself because he had a calling to shape and preserve our country's future. he believed deeply in the rule of law
Current
Dec 5, 2012 3:00am PST
the people there and the people of the united states, a very fair, very effective senate majority leader. he didn't do so well as a presidential candidate but a funny, very funny human being, a lot of fun to be around. so bob dole now 89 years old, not in great health just a week ago, he was in the walter reed hospital and word was he was so infirmed they didn't think he was going to make it. so he makes it. he is released yesterday. his wife elizabeth dole wheels him into the united states senate where he urged his fellow republicans to vote to endorse the united nations treaty on disabilities. this treaty, united nation's treaty. it does nothing -- doesn't change any existing law, doesn't give it any authority at all in the united states. it doesn't make any new laws in the united states. all the treaty says get this it encourages other nations to give staled people the same rights that they enjoy in the united states. they enjoy in the united states under the americans with disabilities acts with 1990, which bob dole championed and george h.w. bush signe
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
in the united states senate, 60 seats is a filibuster super majority. that's enough to pass health reform. that majority for the democrats included senator ted kennedy. senator kennedy spent his career trying to pass health reform. it was his life's work. he had done it at the state level with that guy, mitt romney. he had led on the issue nationally for decades. it was his signature issue. but before he was able to see health reform finally signed into law, senator ted kennedy lost his life to brain cancer. he died in august of 2009. when ted kennedy died, that meant that his seat did become empty in massachusetts and the democrats no longer had their 60-vote super majority chrks they needed to pass health care. they were short one vote. knowing this might happen and this is really dramatic, knowing that this might happen, that might turn out this way, before he died, senator ted kennedy took a dramatic step to plan for the future of the health reform law he had worked for his whole life. this health reform law that his death might make impossible to pass, thinking about the affect that
FOX News
Dec 4, 2012 2:00pm PST
. >> andrea: the united states senate rejected a u.n. treaty. [ laughter ] u.n. treaty aimed at banning discrimination against individuals with disabilities. led by senator mike lee. he came out and said our cancers with the convention in the u.n. have nothing to do with the lack of the disabled around the world. this is basically letting families make the best decisions for their kids with special needs. with a brotherer with special needs it should be up to family where they send their children to school. not the united states. it take my hat off. i'm not wearing one. i can see him smiling. take my hat off to the republican senators that led the charge. >> eric: greg. >> greg: i am going to talk about my book. sold out on amazon for a week which is cool but you can get it. if you can't get it at am mon, you can get it barnes & nobles or anything else. apologize for that. weird. >> bob: my one more thing is you are, your book gave me incentive to write my own book. here it is. look at this. this is the hate of joy. by bob beckel. very well done. [ laughter ] it says how to conquer over
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